<![CDATA[NBC 7 San Diego - San Diego Politics and Political News]]>Copyright 2016http://www.nbcsandiego.com/news/politics http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/KNSD+RSS+Feed+logo+blue.png NBC 7 San Diego http://www.nbcsandiego.comen-usFri, 21 Oct 2016 16:51:02 -0700Fri, 21 Oct 2016 16:51:02 -0700NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[President Obama to Visit San Diego]]> Fri, 21 Oct 2016 14:16:32 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/AP_16292583580638.jpg
President Barack Obama will visit San Diego Sunday and Monday in what is likely the last stop here of his presidency.

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<![CDATA[With Women as Key Planners, Events at Trump Venues Are Down]]> Fri, 21 Oct 2016 11:27:44 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/marGettyImages-515752270.jpg
There is growing evidence that Donald Trump's mud-slinging is tarnishing his gold-plated name, and industry observers say the Republican presidential nominee risks doing permanent damage to his brand."There are...

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<![CDATA[Abortion Becomes Debate Flashpoint With 'Late-Term' Question]]> Fri, 21 Oct 2016 08:34:13 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/AP_16294052406753.jpg
Abortion became a topic in the debates between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump for the first time Wednesday night when moderator Chris Wallace focused on access to “late-term” procedures.“Well, I think...

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<![CDATA[Trump's Media Attacks: 'Biting the Hands That Fed Him'?]]> Fri, 21 Oct 2016 05:39:24 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-615754408-%281%29.jpg
Donald Trump's increased hostility towards the media is not only a dangerous approach because it erodes voters' faith in the integrity of the electrical system, but the strategy is also somewhat ironic for...

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<![CDATA[Trump, Clinton Trade Insults at Dinner]]> Thu, 20 Oct 2016 21:14:38 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/DINNER_AP_16295003411913.jpg
Bitter presidential rivals Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump had one more face-to-face showdown before Election Day. They tried to make it funny but plenty of the jokes bombed, and some even earned scattered...

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<![CDATA[Dem Group to Warn Millennials Third-Party Vote Helps Trump]]> Fri, 21 Oct 2016 04:42:59 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/johnson-stein.jpg
A deep-pocketed environmental group aligned with Hillary Clinton will blanket 1.1 million households in battleground states with mailers warning millennials that a vote for a third-party candidate only...

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<![CDATA[Election 2016: Children Are Paying Attention, Expert Says]]> Thu, 20 Oct 2016 15:00:58 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Split-Debate3.jpg
“We absolutely need to talk to our children,” one expert says.

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<![CDATA[Measure M: Voters Consider More Affordable Housing in San Diego]]> Thu, 20 Oct 2016 14:01:16 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/affordable-housing-san-diego-102016.jpg
Measure M would increase a cap on the amount of affordable housing units in which the city of San Diego can be involved.

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<![CDATA[New Issue With San Diego Ballot May Change Results]]> Thu, 20 Oct 2016 10:47:49 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/ballot-measures-flaw-san-diego.jpg
One day after several San Diego city officials alerted the public to a ballot issue that could inadvertently register unintended votes, another group has raised concerns about a similar issue with another ballot...]]>
<![CDATA[Fact Check: Trump and Clinton's Debate Claims]]> Thu, 20 Oct 2016 09:27:11 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/US-Debate-Fact-Check-CR-147697937763800001.jpg
Donald Trump painted an inaccurately dark portrait of manufacturing in America while Hillary Clinton stretched credulity in boasting that her spending plans won't add to the country's debt.]]>
<![CDATA[Karena Virginia Accuses Trump of Groping Her at 1998 US Open]]> Thu, 20 Oct 2016 09:01:08 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/trump-accuser-karena-virginia-147697857243500001.jpg
Karena Virginia said Trump touched her breast while she was waiting for a car after attending the US Open tennis tournament in Queens in 1998.]]>
<![CDATA[Fact Checking the Final Presidential Debate]]> Thu, 20 Oct 2016 04:53:04 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/AP_16294052406753.jpg
The third — and final — presidential debate between Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump was held Oct. 19 at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, and moderated by Fox News’ Chris Wallace.

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<![CDATA[Trump Refuses to Say He'll Accept Result of Election]]> Thu, 20 Oct 2016 04:22:23 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/AP_16294050561462.jpg
Donald Trump is no longer saying he will accept the result of the presidential election in November, which would be a break from one of the oldest and most fundamental American political traditions.One...

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<![CDATA['Nasty,' Suspenseful Moments Top the Final Debate]]> Wed, 19 Oct 2016 20:46:16 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/trump-clinton-debate-split.jpg
The third presidential debate was to focus on debt and entitlements, immigration, the economy, the Supreme Court, foreign hotspots and fitness to be president -- serious and somber topics.

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<![CDATA[Presidential Debate Fact Check — in Real Time]]> Thu, 20 Oct 2016 03:24:55 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-589473806-debate.jpg
The third presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump is being held in Las Vegas Wednesday night. Watch the event live at 9 p.m. ET, and follow along as FactCheck.org and PolitiFact fact...

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<![CDATA[Trump Could Quickly Build a TV Network: Expert]]> Wed, 19 Oct 2016 15:05:18 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/AP_16288684509624-Donald-Trump-North-Carolina-Rally.jpg
Donald Trump could soon be hitting your TV screen more often than you thought. The Republican presidential candidate’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, reportedly met with an investment firm to discuss the possibility...

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<![CDATA[Ivanka Trump: 'I'm Not a Surrogate' for Donald Trump]]> Wed, 19 Oct 2016 14:43:40 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/615654550-Ivanka-Trump-Fortune-Women-Surrogate.jpg
Ivanka Trump appeared to distance herself from her father's presidential run Wednesday, saying hours before Wednesday's debate that she is not a surrogate for Donald Trump or a "campaign mastermind." "No,...

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<![CDATA[Popcorn & Politics: Where to Watch Tonight's Debate]]> Wed, 19 Oct 2016 13:55:51 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Clinton-Trump-Split.jpg
There are plenty of places in San Diego to watch the third presidential debate Wednesday night as candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump face off for the final time before Election Day.]]>
<![CDATA[Warren Calls Trump a 'Creepy' Bully]]> Wed, 19 Oct 2016 10:43:09 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/Trump-Warren.jpg
Ahead of the final presidential debate, one of Donald Trump's most vocal opponents went on a Twitter rampage targeting the Republican presidential nominee. U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren sent out a series of tweets...

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<![CDATA[Trump Stokes Fears of Voter Fraud: Checking the Claims]]> Wed, 19 Oct 2016 08:21:01 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/trumGettyImages-615457768.jpg
Donald Trump isn’t letting up on his claims that a rigged systems threatens his victory on Election Day, although repeated investigations have found no evidence of widespread fraud at the polls.As he...

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<![CDATA[Rubio Warns GOP: Don't Talk About WikiLeaks]]> Wed, 19 Oct 2016 07:29:59 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/AP_16291853091709.jpg
Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida warned his Republican colleagues not to discuss the WikiLeaks dump of emails stolen from Hillary Clinton's campaign chair John Podesta. "I will not discuss any issue that has become...

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<![CDATA[Why Dead Voters Won't Tip Presidential Election]]> Wed, 19 Oct 2016 04:22:03 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/clinton-trump-segundo-debate-thumbnail.jpg
While Donald Trump has raised the specter of voter fraud involving the identities of dead voters on Nov. 8, elections experts say such fears are based in more fantasy than fact, NBC News reported."It...

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<![CDATA[Taco Trucks Form 'Wall' at Trump's Vegas Hotel]]> Wed, 19 Oct 2016 11:31:27 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/taco-truck-wall-las-vegas.jpg
While the presidential candidates debate in Las Vegas Wednesday, a fleet of taco trucks has lined up to create a "wall" outside the Trump International Las Vegas hotel, NBC News reported.It's a response...

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<![CDATA[Poll: Meteor vs. Trump, Clinton]]> Wed, 19 Oct 2016 13:17:37 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/trump+clinton+debate+GettyImages-613699268.png
A new national poll by the University of Massachusetts Lowell finds that nearly a quarter of millennials would prefer to see a meteor strike Earth than either of the major 2016 presidential candidates in...

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<![CDATA[Facebook Is Letting You Endorse Candidates for Office]]> Tue, 18 Oct 2016 12:06:07 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/214*120/187265573-facebook-generic.jpg
Political endorsements aren't just for newspapers anymore. Facebook is letting you explain your picks for political office by publishing your own endorsements of political figures.

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<![CDATA[Clinton Shifts Message, Eyes Congressional Takeover]]> Tue, 18 Oct 2016 03:48:15 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/AP_16287123122401.jpg
With Donald Trump underwater in almost every poll and Republicans retreating from him, Hillary Clinton's campaign is attempting to drive a wedge between the Republican nominee as the GOP standard bearer...

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<![CDATA[Register to Vote Deadline San Diego October 24]]> Fri, 21 Oct 2016 12:04:41 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/California-Ballot-2016-San-Diego.jpg
San Diegans who want to vote in this presidential election have just one week to register.

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<![CDATA[Proposition 64: Legalization of Marijuana and Hemp]]> Mon, 17 Oct 2016 14:09:23 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/91997111-marijuana-generic.jpg
Californians will vote on a new proposal on the legalization of marijuana and hemp when they decide on Proposition 64.

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<![CDATA[LA Dodgers Star Refused to Stay at Trump Tower With Team]]> Mon, 17 Oct 2016 09:57:48 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/gonzalez1.png
It isn’t often that professional baseball players wade into the world of political protest, but Los Angeles Dodgers slugger Adrian Gonzalez did just that when his team played the Chicago Cubs earlier this...]]>
<![CDATA[Props 65 & 67: Voters to Consider Plastic Bag Ban on November Ballot]]> Mon, 17 Oct 2016 11:19:27 -0700 http://media.nbcsandiego.com/images/213*120/CA-PLASTIC-BAG-BAN-VO---00002727.jpg
One ballot measure could overturn a ban signed into law two years ago. The second would direct the $.10 carryout bag fee to fund environmental projects.
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